Should Wenger Stick Or Twist After His Back Three Trial?

Almost every Arsenal supporter and most followers of football were aware of how seismic a shift it was when Arséne Wenger opted for a back 3 against Middlesbrough on Monday night. Le Professeur is loath to change formations in general, and he has not done so in the middle of a season since he first joined the club in 1996. Is this a one-off attempt to stop the rot or a sign of things to come?
The last time Arséne switched the starting shape at all was in pre-season for 2009/10; he became convinced that, based on the performance of the team the previous year, the 4-4-2 he had hitherto sent out for more than a decade, was no longer capable of regularly achieving positive results.

The only other time that Wenger dramatically altered the team structure was during the famous Champions Le...

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